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This is a lesson about finding habitable planets. Learners will use an online, multimedia module to simulate the techniques that scientists might use to find a star system and planet that meet the astronomical conditions required for human habitability. Students then summarize their learning from this unit in a final project. The lesson models scientific inquiry using the 5E instructional model and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is a lesson about habitable planets. Learners will discuss what they know about the astronomical conditions of the planets they have found in earlier lessons and what they still need to know in order to determine if they are habitable to humans. They research possible methods for answering these questions and write a proposal on how and why their planet should be further researched. The lesson ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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The Maryland Science Center is working with formal education providers in local underserved schools around a combined project including an interactive exhibit, a Davis Planetarium program and associated Educator Workshops, and will provide outreach to the informal science education community to explore the subject of Astrobiology. Topics covered in both the exhibit and the Davis Planetarium program ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Case study, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is an activity about astrobiology. Learners will research one planet within our Solar System and create an alien based on the temperature, gravity, terrain, radiation exposure, composition, and atmosphere of that planet. Then, each person will display his or her alien for the group to examine and determine the planet to which each alien belongs. This is Activity I-3 of Universe at Your Fingertips ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Problem set, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is an activity about astrobiology. Learners will research one planet within our Solar System and create an alien based on the temperature, gravity, terrain, radiation exposure, composition, and atmosphere of that planet. Then, each person will display his or her alien for the group to examine and determine the planet to which each alien belongs. This is Actividad 9.3 as part of El Universo a ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Problem set, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This article describes how NASA radar studying rainfall can also teach us about bird migration. Includes an activity for building your own birdseed wreath. Targeted for children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Biology, Technology
 
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This article discusses how NASA, NOAA, and animal researchers work together using radio transmitters and satellites to track and study migration patterns of several animal species. Also included is a "Migration Concentration" game. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Biology, Technology
 
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This is a set of two improv-style activites that encourage participants to participate in learning about living and nonliving things. Learners will get to know each other through an icebreaker activity and state their ideas and previous experience with living versus nonliving things. This will help prepare them to explore how scientists define and look for life in worlds beyond our own. It also includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This is an activity designed to develop a working definition of life. Learners will conduct a simple experiment, looking for signs of life in three different "soil" samples. The experiment introduces children to the difficulty that scientists face in defining life. By observing the soil samples, participants try to determine if any contain signs of life and work to identify, refine, and create a set ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This activity is about viewing the planet Mars (and others) through a telescope. Learners will go outside on a clear evening to view the planets and other celestial bodies for themselves. Using sky charts and other resources, and possibly in partnership with a local astronomical society or club, children and their families view Mars with binoculars and/or telescopes. The children who have participated ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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